EDUCATION

2018     University of Tennessee, MFA (candidate), Knoxville, TN (expected graduation: May 2018)

2015     George Fox University, Post-Baccalaureate residency, Newberg, OR (2013 - 2015)

2013     Harrisburg Area Community College, Post-Baccalaureate residency, Harrisburg, PA (2009 - 2013)

2010     Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, Jingdezhen, China (May - June 2010)

2008     Alfred University, Bachelor of Fine Art, Summa Cum Laude, Alfred, NY

2006     Harrisburg Area Community College, Associates, General Studies, Harrisburg, PA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015     PHOENIX: A Northwest Journey, Minthorne Gallery, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

2014     Deconstructed/Reconstructed, Lindgren Gallery, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

2013     The Sear and Yellow Leaf, Fenetre Gallery, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     The 70th Annual Student Art Competition, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

UGA Exchange, Gallery 101, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Ashes & Flux, Parish Gallery, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR

10 Years in the Making, The Bison Building, Portland, OR

NCECA Student Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

Orange 5, Unix Gallery, New York City, NY

STRUCTURES, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

2016     The 5x5x5 Art Show, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA

21st San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX

No Beer Here, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

The 69th Annual Student Art Competition, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2015     27LBS of Indirect Evidence, The Standard, Knoxville, TN

Hi. The MFA Class of 2018, UT Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2014     George Fox University Faculty Show, Minthorne Gallery, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

2013     Artifacts from the Inferno: Contemporary Wood-Fired Ceramics, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Possession, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN

Juried National II, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

2012     Faculty Exhibition, Rose Lehrman Art Gallery, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

2008     BFA Thesis Exhibition, Harder Hall, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2006     Pennsylvania Craft, Inaugural exhibition, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2017     Large-scale interior tile installation, Penn State School of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA (Assisted Jim Lard and Ted Prescott in proposal, design and production of project )       

2014     Large-scale exterior ceramic tile installation, Lemmons Center, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

 

PUBLIC LECTURES

2017     University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2016     Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

“A Sense of Place: A Conversation between Three Artists”, James St. Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA

 

WORKS REPRODUCED

2017     Untitled, Ceramics Monthly, “Clay Culture: NCECA 2017 Portland”, March 2017, Vol. 65. Issue 3, pg. 22

2016     Untitled, Ceramics Monthly, “Exposure”, June/July/August 2016, Vol. 64 Issue 6, pg. 20

2005     Untitled, The Wildwood Journal, Spring 2005, Vol. XXV, Cover

Untitled, The Wildwood Journal, Spring 2005, Vol. XXV, pg. 66

 

AWARDS/HONORS

2017     UT Potters Award, University of Tennessee student art competition, Knoxville, TN

2016     Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2011     ALFA 2011 Champion for Seniors Award, Assisted Living Federation of America, Alexandria, VA

2010     Best Practice Award, Country Meadows Retirement Communities, Hershey, PA

2007     Peter’s Valley Craft Education Center Summer Workshop Scholarship, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2006    Art Portfolio Scholarship, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Miller Portfolio Scholarship, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Featured Artist, Radius Gallery, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

First place ceramics, Harrisburg Area Community College student art exhibition, Harrisburg, PA

Second place ceramics, Harrisburg Area Community College student art exhibition, Harrisburg, PA

Jewelry & Crafts Marketing Award, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

 

EMPLOYMENT

2017     Adjunct faculty in ceramics, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

3D printing lab monitor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN  

Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2016-2017)

Ceramic tile production, Carlisle Clay, Harrisburg, PA (2016-2017)

2016     Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2015-2016)

2015     RAM Press Die making, consulting, Carlisle Clay, Harrisburg, PA

Studio Tech, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR (2013 - 2015)

2014     Glaze-making, glaze testing, Pratt and Larson Ceramics, Portland, OR

2013     Adjunct faculty in ceramics, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA (January 2011- 2013)

2007     Glaze Research and development, Syracuse China Company, Syracuse, NY, (June 2007)

 

SKILLS

RAM Press technology, die making, press operation

Mold making (plaster, Ceramical, Hydrostone, rubber, plaster/silica, ceramic shell, investment, green sand, resin bonded sand)

Slip casting, casting slip formulation

Press molding

Tile making/production

Prototyping (plaster, plastic, clay, plasticene)

Digital design (Rhino, Meshmixer)

3D printing (MakerBot Replicator 2, Zortrax 200)

Plaster sledging

Glaze formulation

Clay body formulation

Kiln building/repair (anagama, electric, salt)

Kiln firing, gas, electric, atmospheric (anagama, salt, soda, pit)

Welding

Metal casting (aluminum, bronze, iron)

Glassblowing/casting